Tri-Cities Voice Newspaper - What's Happening - Fremont, Union City, Newark California

July 11, 2006 > Friendly Visits

Friendly Visits

by Judy Zlatnik

LIFE ElderCare in Fremont has eight seniors who would like a "Friendly Visitor." The criterion for a visitor is simply two hours a week - all in the name of friendship, for at least six months. Volunteers can either visit at the senior's home or go out to lunch, for a walk, movie, etc.

I am a Meals on Wheels driver and can attest to the wonderful feeling of reaching out to a frail senior. (Lots of us drivers and visitors are seniors.) Seniors love babies and small kids so I am sure you could work something out if that's your situation. I used to do transportation when my kids were small and both the kids and the seniors loved the contact.

If you would like more information, please call (510) 797-1389.

About Us   Current Issues   Press Dates   Archived Issues   Ad Rates   Classifieds  
Shopping & Dining Guide   Local Events   Your Comments   Subscribe  

Tri Cities Voice What's Happening - click to return to home page

Copyright© 2005 Tri-City Voice
Advertise in What's Happening - A Guide to the Tri-City Area Return to Tri-City Voice Home Page E-mail the Tri-City Voice About the Tri-City Voice Read a current issue of the Tri-City Voice online Archived Issues of the Tri-City Voice Tri-City Voice Advertising rates Dining and Shopping in the Tri-City Area Events in the Tri-City area Tell us what you think Return to the Tri-City Voice Home Page Subscribe to the Tri-City Voice Press dates/Deadlines